Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 2pm
178-180 Long Lane, Finchley, London, N3 2RA
178-180 Long Lane, Finchley, London, N3 2RA

Meet our team

At Two by Two Veterinary Centre, our team of vets, veterinary nurses and ancillary staff provide a caring, professional and friendly service to both you and your pets entrusted to our care.

We have a practice policy of continued professional development in place to ensure that every team member keeps up-to-date with current thinking in practice, modern techniques and modalities. We all have pets or have had pets in the past and understand the highs, lows, worries and challenges surrounding pet ownership and care.

Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Andrew Monchar BSc(Hons) BVetMed MRCVS
Clinical Director

Andrew Monchar founded Two By Two Veterinary Centre in 2017. He is an experienced companion animal and exotics veterinary surgeon. He attained an intercalated Bachelor of Science with Honours degree in Veterinary Conservation Medicine in 2006 from the University of Liverpool and qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 2009. Having worked placements at Knowsley Safari Park, Stapely Grange RSPCA Wildlife Hospital and Chester Zoo as a veterinary student, a keen interest in exotic animals and conservation was fostered culminating in spending a few months volunteer working in the Arava Desert, Israel on a wildlife re-introduction project immediately after graduation.

In the formative years of Andrew’s veterinary career, he worked at a broad variety of multi-vet first opinion companion animal practices and referral hospitals. He worked as a locum veterinary surgeon serving practices in London and its surround for four years seeing everything from (The) Corgis to Eagle Owls and monkeys. Two By Two Veterinary Centre was founded by Andrew to serve the needs of North London’s companion animal and exotic pet population.

A proud husband and father, Andrew enjoys bird watching, innovative technology and gadgets, travelling to far-flung destinations and watching his beloved Everton F.C. in the English Premier League.


Michael Needs GradDipVN RVN, Head Nurse

Michael is an registered veterinary nurse, highly experienced in working in a busy first opinion, small animal practice. He is also a clinical coach and has successfully trained both degree and diploma students with the College of Animal Welfare and Middlesex University.  Mike was awarded CAW Clinical Coach of the Year (London Centre). 

In his spare time, Michael is a Kennel Club judge, exhibitor and breeder of Japanese Shiba Inu.

Rebecca Richardson, Veterinary Care Assistant 

Administrative Staff

Janice Effer, Receptionist

Janice has been working in the veterinary industry for over 15 years as a receptionist and undertaking varied front-of-house and administrative duties. She has worked as Receptionist at Two By Two Veterinary Centre since 2018.  

Janice has a great love for all animals, especially her black cat Eddie who she adores. In her spare time Janice especially enjoys running, hiking and travelling.

Suzi Becker, Receptionist

Irame Nasser, Receptionist 

Saskya Monchar, Business Manager